46 episodes

Being a childbirth professional can make everyday conversations awkward and your life can be really hard for people to understand. Twice a month, Robin Elise Weiss and Hillary Melchiors geek out with each other and some brilliant guests about all things childbirth related. If you are a childbirth professional trying to make change while keeping your business afloat and hopefully thriving, you’ve found your people!

The Birth Geeks' podcast The Birth Geeks: Robin Elise Weiss & Hillary Melchiors

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Being a childbirth professional can make everyday conversations awkward and your life can be really hard for people to understand. Twice a month, Robin Elise Weiss and Hillary Melchiors geek out with each other and some brilliant guests about all things childbirth related. If you are a childbirth professional trying to make change while keeping your business afloat and hopefully thriving, you’ve found your people!

    Episode 41: Pivot

    Episode 41: Pivot

    2020 has pushed all childbirth professionals to pivot so much of what we have done before to adapt to the circumstances that most of us weren't really expecting. This whole year I have marveled at Robin's ability to pivot to teaching online, and this episode is full of resources for you to do the same and laughs at the trial and error that we have all been challenged to do this year. Bonus: lots of reading recommendations for your cozy winter at home! 

    • 46 min
    Tia & Shannon from Doula Sense

    Tia & Shannon from Doula Sense

    Robin interviews Tia & Shannon two east coast doulas with a new podcast: Doula Sense. They both have an enormous amount of experience and expertise when it comes to childbirth education, birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding, and don't shy away from the hard topics and laughs.

    • 54 min
    Episode 39: Mandy Irby The Birth Nurse

    Episode 39: Mandy Irby The Birth Nurse

    Nurses and doulas working together for culture change is a dream team, and we're breaking down what needs to change about hospital birth in this episode as well as career pivots, online teaching, and so much more in the birth world.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 38: Elizabeth M. Johnson, MA

    Episode 38: Elizabeth M. Johnson, MA

    Elizabeth M. Johnson talks to Dr. Hillary Melchiors about trauma informed care, empathy vs. kindness, and shifting her When Survivors Give Birth course online in this 38th episode of The Birth Geeks Podcast. 

    • 50 min
    Kelli Brien Talks About Being a Doula and.a Midwife

    Kelli Brien Talks About Being a Doula and.a Midwife

    Kelli Brien talks about the many aspects that drew her to birth work and how she's moved within the system to help make it a just an equitable place for all birthing people.

    • 39 min
    Dr. Amy Brown Talks Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding

    Dr. Amy Brown Talks Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding

    Dr. Amy Brown discusses working with families around choices for infant feeding, breastfeeding grief, and more! 

    • 59 min

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